Red, White and Blue-Patriotic Food Roundup

The other day, a friend on Twitter mentioned she didn’t want to see one more flag-themed food, and I laughed and teased back that I wanted everybody to keep them coming! Do you think it’s just that I’m missing the U.S.A.? Or do you have a thing for all those red, white and blue culinary creations, too?

Click through my patriotic food roundup below to find 20 tasty and eye-catching treats perfect for your Independence Day!

  • American Cheesecake Squares 1 of 21
    delish cheesecake squares

    Traditional cheesecake cut into squares and made into flags with blueberries and fruit, so easy and delicious!

    Recipe here from Delish

  • Dessert Fruit Pops 2 of 21
    dessert fruit pops bakers royale

    Make a statement with these tasty fruit pops, surprisingly easy!

    Instructions here from Baker's Royale

  • Flag Cake 3 of 21
    flag cake glorious treats

    How cool would it be to make this awesome flag cake for your 4th of July celebration? 

    Recipe and instructions here from Glorious Treats

  • Patriotic Cake Balls 4 of 21
    flag cake pops my juice cups

    Take your regular cake pops and turn them into this patriotic flag display, yum!

    Recipe and instructions via My Juice Cup

  • Patriotic Cheesecakes Topped With Raspberry Gelee and Fresh Berries 5 of 21
    hungry happenings patriotic cheesecake

    Cut into those rounds, these patriotic cheesecakes are an impressive looking dessert. 

    Recipe and instructions via Hungry Happenings

  • Red, White, and Blue Ice Pops 6 of 21
    ice pops my recips

    The best way to cool down on a hot, summer afternoon. The kids would love these patriotic pops!

    Instructions via My Recipes

  • Heavenly Angel Food Cake 7 of 21
    itsy bitsy foodies angel food cake

    I love a fluffy angel food cake, drenched in real whipped cream and berries of course. It doesn't get much better than that! Happy 4th of July indeed.

    Recipe here from Itsy Bitsy Foodies

  • Red, White and Blue Parfaits 8 of 21
    martha parfaits

    Tasty little parfaits make the perfect patriotic treat. 

    Recipe and instructions here from Martha Stewart

  • Patriotic Dessert Cookie 9 of 21
    patriotic cookie pizza key ingredient

    So many mouthwatering berries makeup this delicious and patriotic dessert cookie!

    Recipe here from Key Ingredients

  • Patriotic Strawberry Shortcake 10 of 21
    red white and blue shortcake betty crocker

    Strawberry shortcake is a personal weakness of mine. Love the idea of cutting the shortcakes into stars and adding some blueberries to the mix for a true red,white, and blue dessert. 

    Recipe and instructions here from Betty Crocker

  • Puff Pastry "Shortcake" 11 of 21
    red white and blue shortcake diannes dishes

    Here's another fun spin on a traditional dessert that uses puff pastry in place of shortcake, so pretty! 

    Recipe here from Dianne's Dishes

  • 4th of July Kebabs 12 of 21
    red white and blueberry kebabs

    I've even seen these shaped into a flag, super easy and delicious too. 

    Inspiration via Make and Takes

  • Ice Cream Sandwich "Shortcakes" 13 of 21
    shortcake ice cream sandwiches

    Top your favorite ice cream sandwich with berries and cream for this tasty 4th of July treat. 

    Inspiration via Tidy Mom

  • Patriotic Berry Trifle 14 of 21
    skinnytaste blueberry trifle

    I want to take one of those spoons and dive right in, don't you?

    Details and recipe here from from Skinnytaste

  • Firecracker Cupcakes 15 of 21
    skip to my lou cupcakes

    Aren't these adorable? Everybody loves a good cupcake, especially on the 4th of July!

    Recipe here from Skip to My Lou

  • Stained Glass Jello Stars 16 of 21
    stained glass jello brown eyed baker

    Does it get more American than jello? Here's a fun recipe for making stained glass stars!

    Details here from Brown Eyed Baker

  • Stars and Stripes Pie 17 of 21
    starts and stripes pie women's day

    It's almost a work of art! Make this mouthwatering pie for your 4th of July celebration.

    Recipe here from Women's Day

  • Fruity Cheesecake Flag 18 of 21
    fruited cheesecake flag

    Impress everyone at your celebration with this gorgeous berry topped cheesecake flag.

    Recipe and details here from Martha Stewart

  • Patriotic Berry Tart 19 of 21
    tarte du jour patriotic tart

    I adore tarts, and this delightfully patriotic version is perfect for Independence Day. 

    Recipe and details here from Tarte du Jour

  • Watermelon Stars 20 of 21
    watermelon stars no biggie

    So simple, right? These would be great to eat alone or used as a garnish on a drink or other dish. Yum!

    Inspiration via No Biggie

  • New Item 20 21 of 21
    firecracker ice pops

    These tasty berry popsicles will literally melt in your mouth on this 4th of July!

    Recipe here from Martha Stewart


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